Question

In a charged capacitor, the energy resides in :

A

the positive charges

B

both the positive and negative charges

C

the field between the plates

D

around the edge of the capacitor plates

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is
C

the field between the plates

As the electric field outside the capacitor plates is zero and field only exists in the between the plates, the energy will reside in field between the plates.  

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